STEFFES, Reinert

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 31 Dec 1861 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 5 Jan 1862. Private. Sick in Nashville, Tennessee, in Dec 1862. Taken prisoner at Chickamauga, Georgia, 20 Sep 1863, and died of chronic diarrhea in Andersonville Prison 3 Jul 1864. Buried there in grave 2814. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p92) (Buslett p518) (GPO p187) (“Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison” Atwater List, publ 1865)